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  1. Grants

    Grants is a city in Cibola County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 9,182 at the 2010 Census. It is the county seat of Cibola County. Grants began as a railroad camp in the 1880s, when three Canadian brothers – Angus A. Grant, John R. Grant, and Lewis A. Grant – were awarded a contract to build a section of the new Atlantic and Pacific Railroad through the region. The Grant brothers' camp was first called Grants Camp, then Grants Station, and finally Grants. The new city enveloped the existing colonial New Mexican settlement of Los Alamitos and grew along the tracks of the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad. The town prospered as a result of railroad logging in the nearby Zuni Mountains, and it served as a section point for the Atlantic and Pacific, which became part of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railroad empire. The Zuni Mountain Railroad short line had a roundhouse in town and housed workers in a small community named Breecetown. Timber from the Zuni Mountains was shipped to Albuquerque where a large sawmill converted the timber to wood products that were sold around the west. After the decline of logging in the 1930s, Grants gained fame as the "carrot capital" of the United States. Agriculture was aided by the creation of Bluewater Reservoir, and the region's volcanic soils provided ideal conditions for farming. Grants also benefited from its location on U.S. Route 66, which brought tourists and travelers and the businesses that catered to them.

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  1. grantsverb

    Verb form of the word grant.

    The government grants system is efficient, structured and easy to access.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 23, 2020  

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    Rank popularity for the word 'grants' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4715

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    Rank popularity for the word 'grants' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4141

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    The numerical value of grants in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

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    The numerical value of grants in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. Karl Tachelet:

    These include direct subsidies, soft loans from state banks, VAT (value-added tax) rebates on some product categories, energy and input subsidies, and occasionally direct grants, among others.

  2. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt:

    Its time to extend this policy to all federal agencies, as well as local law enforcement agencies that use federal grants.

  3. Amit Batish:

    In terms of grants related to CEO appointments, it's behind Tim Cook's grant of $376 million when he took over Apple.

  4. Ron Johnson:

    If we have that discussion, if we're going to offer grants to states to pass red flag laws, we ought to attach to those grants very strict guidelines in terms of due process.

  5. Derek Brown:

    We applied for an SBA loan, we applied for the business grants DC is offering, we applied for a Verizon fund I saw, and we applied for the PPP, and I have no idea what's happening with that. Our bank has not responded. SBA ? Haven't heard anything there either.

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